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Enhancements to virtualenv

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Quick Setup

  1. Add a line like export WORKON_HOME=$HOME/.virtualenvs to your .bashrc.
  2. Add a line like source /path/to/this/file/virtualenvwrapper_bashrc to your .bashrc.
  3. Run: source ~/.bashrc
  4. Run: workon
  5. A list of environments, empty, is printed.
  6. Run: mkvirtualenv temp
  7. Run: workon
  8. This time, the temp environment is included.
  9. Run: workon temp
  10. The virtual environment is activated.


For more details, refer to the column I wrote for the May 2008 issue of Python Magazine: virtualenvwrapper | And Now For Something Completely Different.

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